Troubleshooting sound environment

If a wall seems to “leak” sounds, it usually occurs because the sound escapes somewhere else than through the wall. Effective troubleshooting may quickly help to find the reason behind the leak.

1. Lock all panels

Make sure that all panels are locked and therefore all sections are sealed along the whole closing line.

2. Flank transmission

Make sure that the structure prevents flank transmission.

3. Flat floor

Make sure that the floor is not uneven. Dents in the floor cause sound to travel under the wall’s sealing ledges.

4. Troubleshooting in the dark

Switch the lights on in one room. Close and lock the wall properly.  Switch the lights off in the room you are in. Make sure that you do not see any light through the wall. Where light passes, so does sound.